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NZVA welcomes new President
The NZVA is delighted to announce that Dr Kate Hill has been appointed as the new NZVA President.
Accredited Employer Work Visa
The Accredited Employer Work Visa (AEWV) is a new, temporary work visa. New Zealand employers wanting to hire migrant workers may be able to do so under the new scheme from 4 July.
Veterinarian Dr Robert Mills named Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit
Veterinarian, Dr Robert Mills, has been named a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit in the 2022 Queen’s Birthday Honours list for services to wildlife conservation.
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Increase in cases of Canine Cough in New Zealand (May 2022)
We have been informed that veterinarians are seeing an increase in cases of canine cough in dogs in certain parts of New Zealand. There is no evidence to suggest that this is in any way related to Covid-19 and it is not a zoonotic disease (it is not transmitted from animals to humans)
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Canine cough update
Over the last two weeks, we have been made aware of increased case numbers of canine cough in parts of the country. Reports have also detailed that a number of these cases have developed an acute bronchopneumonia.
Relief for veterinarians as profession makes Government's new Green List
The inclusion of veterinarians on a new Government Green List is welcome relief for the country’s vets, according to Kevin Bryant, Chief Executive of the New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA).
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Join our Team! NZVJ Administrator
Are you looking for a part-time role that can be worked from home? We are looking for an enthusiastic person with excellent writing skills and computer literacy to support the New Zealand Veterinary Journal (NZVJ) as NZVJ Administrator.
Changes to NZ immigration
As part of the staged border reopening, the criteria for long term critical workers has been changed.
Some useful COVID-19 documents
These useful documents outline how a few relevant systems work at Phase Two of the Red Light Setting of the COVID-19 Protection Framework.